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Richlands, North Carolina


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Richlands, North Carolina

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High Points

Richlands strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Richlands Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Richlands Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Richlands Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Richlands Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Richlands, North Carolina

Comparing Richlands to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 6
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 1 3

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 3 4

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 4 8

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Richlands Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Onslow
Metro Area Jacksonville
Standard Zip Codes 28574
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.899
Longitude -77.546

Richlands Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HOFMANN FOREST
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station KINSTON 5 SE
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
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Richlands Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 928 100%
Male 407 43.9%
Female 521 56.1%
Under 18 216 23.3%
18+ 712 76.7%
65+ 174 18.8%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 3.03
White 663 71.4%
African-American 233 25.1%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 7 0.8%
Mixed Race 14 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 2.2%

Estimated Richlands Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 827
Growth -101
Growth % -10.9%

Richlands Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.7%
US/American 24.3%
English 12%
German 8.8%
Irish 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Welsh 3.2%
Italian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 0.8%
Nigerian 0.8%
Greek 0.5%
Canadian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Guyanese 0.3%
West Indian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richlands 928 $31,667
Beulaville 1,067 $40,347
Jacksonville 66,715 $33,763
Maysville 1,002 $34,688
Pink Hill 521 $39,583
Pollocksville 269 $51,250
Trenton 206 $40,156
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Richlands High Schools (2004)

RICHLANDS HIGH
WOODSON ST
910-324-4191
Serves 737 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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